The Samsung Digimax V4 is mostly gets compared to super zooms. The Samsung Digimax V4's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix P510)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung V4 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (106×55×38 mm) vs professional size (120×83×102 mm)), is thinner (1.5" vs 4") and is slightly lighter (210 g vs 555 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510
9 years newer
$299

Significant advantages of the P510 (vs the V4)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the P510 (vs the V4)

  • Larger: Professional size (120×83×102 mm) vs Compact (106×55×38 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4" vs 1.5"
  • Heavier: 555 g vs 210 g

common strengths of the P510 and V4

  • Fairly small: Professional size (120×83×102 mm) vs Compact (106×55×38 mm)
  • Light weight: 555 g vs 210 g
  • Thin: 4" vs 1.5"